The ASEAN foundation invites Youth to participate in the 2019 FutureReady Competition and win a chance to travel to Bangkok, Thailand. FutureReady is an opportunity to learn new digital skills and apply in real-time. As such, the participants for the FutureReady competition must create a blog site on sustainability. Moreover, the participants must develop a front-end of the website based on the Future Ready ASEAN platform’s Digital Citizen track.
Sustainability is one of the priorities for Thailand’s chairmanship of ASEAN in 2019. Hence, the candidates must identify a pressing challenge in the ASEAN region across one of the four following sub-themes:
and describe in the blog a concrete and scalable solution to address this challenge.
A panel of jury will select three winners of the FutureReady ASEAN Competition. Among the winners, the Jury will reward one individual the award of Champion. Also, the two runner up will also receive a cash reward. Further, the champion winner will receive a fully-funded trip to Bangkok, meeting with youngsters around ASEAN, leaders of ASEAN, ASEAN Foundation, Empire Code, Microsoft, hearing and learning from inspirational speakers, prize, certifications.
Also, the finalists and participants, who meet the competition requirements will receive certificates.
In order to become eligible for the 2019 FutureReady ASEAN Competition, participants must adhere to the following rules:
The Judges of the 2019 FutureReady ASEAN Competition will decide the winners on the following criteria:
Additionally, including skills learned through the Future Ready ASEAN website is a plus.
In order to apply for the FutureReady ASEAN Competition 2019, participants, as well as mentors, firstly, must register for the competition. After completing and confirming the registration, candidates may submit their blog as a .zip file. Candidates must submit their blogs before the deadline.
Participants may submit for the 2019 FutureReady ASEAN Competition until 13 October 2019, 11:59 pm Jakarta Time. The winners will stand a chance to represent their country in the finals held in Bangkok, Thailand on 28-29 November 2019. However, late submission are not eligible for awards.
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